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Overturned semi truck loaded with hogs causes chaos for motorists in Cameron

The Cameron Police Department and Highway Patrol report westbound Highway 36 at Highway 69 at Cameron is back open after a tractor-trailer truck hauling hogs overturned causing some of the animals to escape the trailer Thursday morning. A spokesperson for Troop H of the Highway Patrol reports westbound 36 was cleared around 10:50. The Patrol […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Wright Memorial Hospital celebrates National EMS week

Wright Memorial Hospital of Trenton celebrated the 44th Annual National Emergency Medical Services week by hosting a barbecue lunch for local and regional EMS workers. EMS personnel from Grundy and Mercer Counties and LifeFlight Eagle attended the event at the hospital Wednesday. National EMS Week started Sunday and continues through Saturday. President Gerald Ford authorized […]

Missouri Department of Agriculture Website

Missouri Department of Agriculture issues critical stewardship reminder during Pesticide Stewardship Awareness Week

The Missouri Department of Agriculture announced Pesticide Stewardship Awareness week through May 25, 2018, by reminding pesticide applicators of Missouri’s Special Local Need (24c) label restrictions for ENGENIA, XTENDIMAX, and FEXAPAN for the 2018 growing season. During Pesticide Stewardship Awareness Week, pesticide applicators will see an increased promotional effort by the Department to encourage pesticide […]

Hands Only CPR

Hands-Only CPR classes available to area communities

Wright Memorial Hospital of Trenton and Grundy County Emergency Medical Services are offering free hands-only CPR training to the community. Saint Luke’s Health System Marketing and Public Relations Director Jordan Ferguson says hands-only CPR is an easy to learn, life-saving technique that provides individuals with the knowledge and ability to act quickly in the event […]

Crime and Courts

Four face judge in Associate Division of Grundy County court

A Trenton resident has waived preliminary hearings on several felony charges. Misdemeanor cases have been certified to be heard in a higher court. Cody James Burchett of Trenton appeared yesterday in the Associate Division of court. Charges include assault in the third degree: special victim; attempted tampering with a witness in a felony prosecution; as […]